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Old 09-30-2012, 02:46 PM   #121
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"shipping soon" here too. But afterwards it will have to be forwarded across the Atlantic, so you will all have yours long before me...
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Old 09-30-2012, 02:52 PM   #122
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I ordered my Paperwhite from Amazon, but called Best Buy just to see if they'd have it in on Monday and one person said yes, but another today said they didn't think so. So who knows. My guess is they won't have it.

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One of the many reasons I quit dealing with Best Buy was their inability to know what they have in stock, much less what they might have in the future.
I've had very similar experiences. It's frustrating.
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Old 09-30-2012, 03:04 PM   #123
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Hey.. thanks all to the quick replies.. I will head down to BB today and talk with another salesperson.. but BB is sinking.. As a professional businessman myself I see some of their problems... the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing..
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Old 09-30-2012, 04:05 PM   #124
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Old 09-30-2012, 04:11 PM   #125
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*sigh* Do you suppose it's too late for me to change my shipping options in order to have my "not shipped yet" changed to "Shipping soon"? I'm trying to remind myself that I have fifty million things to do in the week before mine's due to arrive, enough that I probably wouldn't have much time for reading anyway, but...

*best Veruca Salt voice* I want it NOW!!
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Old 09-30-2012, 05:08 PM   #126
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wohoo.. got email from Amazon. It says has been shipped. It will be at PO BOx Oct 2. I also got another email about Paper White itself.

I'm excited ...
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Old 09-30-2012, 05:13 PM   #127
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*sigh* Do you suppose it's too late for me to change my shipping options in order to have my "not shipped yet" changed to "Shipping soon"?
Wallflower, no! Don't mess with your order! Amazon usually treats that as a "cancel and re-order" and you may end with an even later delivery date..
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Old 09-30-2012, 05:16 PM   #128
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I had chosen the cheapest (slowest) shipping method for my KB and it arrived (in Canada) less than 24 hours after showing "shipped".
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Old 09-30-2012, 05:32 PM   #129
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Old 09-30-2012, 05:41 PM   #130
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Does anyone know if Best Buy will have the the PW tomorrow? I called and they said yes, then I went to local Best Buy yesterday and asked salesperson and he did not even have a clue.. he got on the computer and was still unable to answer.. wow.. Brick and Motar stores are in trouble.. anyone know?
Thanks in advance..
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With Amazon supposedly having supply problems on these I last heard B&M stores wouldn't be getting them until the end of October earliest. Don't know for sure if it's true or not.
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:22 PM   #131
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I went to my local bestbuy to preorder as my amazon shipment is due on 10/25. After everything was said and done, I ponied up $50 for a giftcard, and then the bb computer spit out of a date of 11/25, then the guy proceded to tell me that wasnt too bad as the paperwhite wasnt going to be released until Oct. 29 anyway.

Moral of the story is I dont think/know that BB is a viable release day place to get it.
I know.. ask 5 different employees get 5 different answers darn near.. I usually buy online but want to take a shot at Local store in hopes of getting one sooner..
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:30 PM   #132
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I know.. ask 5 different employees get 5 different answers darn near.. I usually buy online but want to take a shot at Local store in hopes of getting one sooner..
Thanks,
Doug
You can order now from Amazon to have one in the system and shipping queue. Then go to BB and other B&M stores to see if they have them. If one does buy it and cancel the Amazon order. If not, you will get one from Amazon as fast or faster than BB will probably get them.
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:33 PM   #133
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My order status for the Paperwhite has changed to "Shipping Soon".
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Old 09-30-2012, 07:01 PM   #134
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I ordered the PW with NO Special Offers. It still shows a delivery date of Oct 11.
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Old 09-30-2012, 07:16 PM   #135
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I ordered the PW with NO Special Offers. It still shows a delivery date of Oct 11.
... and mine still shows the 10th. I still think it will arrive earlier, but probably just a couple of days, not the week earlier I had been hoping for.
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